For reasons that remain a mystery even to me, I have always had a thing about the Rocks in the Sky. The real science of asteriods (and comets) is changing even as we speak in some very surprising and unexpected ways. The NASA adventure at Bennu a couple of years ago rocked many. Eheh.
Some of us find it super funny that the rock band Queen guitarist Brian…Read more
The near future technothriller, Weight of Space, is now available for preorder in trade paperback format on Amazon. Say what? That's right. I just published a novel. Been a long time coming too. More about that in a bit.
What does a long time Autodesk Civil 3D geek do in his free time? It may surprise you. Maybe not.
Ok. I do write a lot. Why not…Read more
This week Autodesk released Autodesk Civil 3D Updates for Civil 3D 2022.3, Civil 3D 2021.3, and Civil 3D 2020.6. These incremental Updates bring these older Civil 3D releases into synch with some Security issues and the Toolbox Volume Report failures that happen if we uninstall Internet Explorer on workstations…Read more
Autodesk released an AutoCAD 2023.1 Update late last week. Heigh ho. That usually means that out here in the wilds of Civil 3D Land we should also see an Autodesk Civil 3D 2023.1 Update real soon now. Perhaps you already noticed that some of this recent AutoCAD 2023.1 Update is a bit more targeted at Civil 3D issues than in times…Read more
When I was a child, I earned candy money from my father in a unique way. Candy talk somehow seems appropriate in this pre-election and Halloween Week where the eye candy and repetitive brand pitches are inescapable. “Watch the shiny object” is an ever-present political rant. These days we could all live well if we were simply paid a prorated rate to endure the current steady state…Read more